Human Rights Watch calls for fair trial for Saddam Hussein
Iraq, Politics, 10/17/2005
Human Rights Watch organization on Sunday warned any violations of the international law during the trial of the toppled Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
By that, the organization indicated to the trial set on October 19 for Saddam Hussein and seven former Iraqi officials in Baghdad under the charge of committing a massacre in al-Dajil village north of Baghdad in 1982.
The organization also expressed concern over the differences among the various Iraqi political factions on monitoring the special Iraqi court which was established under the supervision of the former American administrator of Iraq Paul Bremer.
The official in charge of international justice department in the organization Richard Digger warned that the trial will be closely monitored in Iraq and other parts of the world. He said the mechanism should be fair, which means giving the chance for the convicted men to defend themselves effectively.
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